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Secret Life of the Hospital Bed

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Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Documentary series telling the story of patients who enter hospitals across the country. In Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, two-year-old Nicholas has been rushed in by ambulance because he is struggling to breathe.

In Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital Day Surgery Unit, bed 32 plays host to hospital employee Antony. He has come in to have a double hand operation after an accident last year. Usually patients opt to have one hand done at a time, but Anthony is keen to get his life back to normal as soon as possible.

In the Maternity Unit at Romford's Queen's Hospital, 32-year-old Mehvish is ready to give birth to her second child. There were complications with the birth of her first child, and Mehvish and her husband are worried that the same could happen again.

In Newcastle's A&E department, bed nine is ready to look after 73-year-old Sandra, who has been rushed in by ambulance after her speech became slurred. The doctors are worried that she might have had a stroke. Show less

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